Contact and opening hours

Institute Hours of Operation

Monday–Friday: 9am - 5:30pm

Language Course Office Hours

Monday - Thursday: 10am - 5:30pm
Friday: 10am - 3pm
And by appointment

We are closed for the following holidays:

Martin Luther King Jr. Day:
Monday, January 20, 2020
Language classes will not take place!

Washington's Birthday:
Monday, February 17, 2020
Language classes will not take place!

Good Friday:
Friday, April 10, 2020

Easter Monday:
Monday, April 13, 2020

Memorial Day:
Monday, May 25, 2020



The Goethe-Institut is located in the 14th Street Corridor neighborhood of Washington, DC, on the corner of 14th Street NW and R Street.

The Goethe-Insitut is located about 10 minutes by foot from U St/African-American Civil War Mermorial/Cardoza station (green and yellow lines). Dupont Circle metro station (red line) can be reached within 15 minutes by foot.

Numerous lines stop within a few blocks of the Goethe-Institut.

Circulator Bus:
14th Street Corridor and U Street, Green line Woodley Park-Adams Morgan-McPherson Square Metro.

On 14th street north and south of the Goethe-Institut entrance there are public bike racks available.

The nearest available parking for hire is located on the southwest corner of 14th street and S street.